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Series 100 - Ancestral papers

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RC0096-100

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  • 1847-ca. 1940; predominant 1847-1876 (Creation)

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2.6 meters of textual material (22 boxes) and 11 photograph albums/scrapbooks

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Russell, Bertrand (1872-1970)

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Series consists of material relating to Russell’s parents, Lord and Lady Amberley (John Russell and Kate Stanley), and their parents. The material is primarily correspondence but also includes journals, photographs, scrapbooks, newsclippings and other items.

The series is further arranged as follows:

Lord Amberley’s (John Russell's) parents
111 Lord John Russell, 1st Earl
112 Lady Frances Anna Maria Russell

Lady Amberley's (Kate Stanley’s) parents
121 Lord Edward John Stanley of Alderley
122 Lady Henrietta Maria Stanley

The Amberleys
131 Lord Amberley (John Russell)
132 Lady Amberley (Kate Stanley)
133 Frank Russell (eldest son)
134 Correspondence with friends
135 Political correspondence
136 American correspondence
137 Amberley deaths
141 Journals

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There are no access restrictions.

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Print: (1) The finding aid to Archives 1 contains a detailed listing of the contents. See B. Feinberg, ed. A Detailed Catalogue of the Archives of Bertrand Russell (London: Continuum, 1967), pp. 21-34. (2) Some of the photographs are described with Russell's photographs in Series 950.

Online: much of the correspondence is indexed in BRACERS.

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